Tim Tomkins has always wanted to visit outer space -- but he didn't plan to go as the captive of a mysterious alien! But that's just what Tim, Pleskit, Maktel, and Linnsy have become -- captives in an interstellar struggle for control of the galaxy. Can four kids from two very different planets learn to work together? They're going to have to, if they want to survive on the strange new world where they've been trapped. But even if they do survive, how will they ever find their way back home? Join Pleskit and his friends for a race against time and incredible danger -- with the fate of the galaxy hanging in the balance!
Bruce Coville has published more than one hundred books, which have sold more than sixteen million copies. Among his most popular titles are My Teacher Is an Alien, Into the Land of the Unicorns, and The Monster’s Ring. Bruce also founded Full Cast Audio, a company that creates recordings of the best in children’s and young adult literature. He lives in Syracuse, New York, with his wife, Katherine.